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Tess Patton
Tess Patton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
North Hall

Height:
5-10

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Birthdate:
03/12/1993

Experience:
HS

Club:
GSA Phoenix Red 93

2011: Played in 13 matches, starting one ... Played 11 minutes in the NCAA Tournament Second Round loss to Maryland ... Played eight minutes off the bench in the 2-1 NCAA Tournament First Round win over Utah State ... Earned her first career start at Alabama and took one shot, putting it on frame, in 39 minutes of action ... Played 23 minutes in the loss at Tennessee, taking two shots, putting one on frame ... Played 12 minutes in double-overtime draw with Georgia ... Played seven minutes in the 3-0 win over Arkansas, getting the first assist on Tatiana Coleman's goal in the 86th minute, her first of the year ... Played 14 minutes against Vanderbilt and eight against Kentucky in the opening weekend of SEC play as Auburn picked up a pair of wins ... Played four minutes off the bench in the 2-2 tie with Colorado ... Played five minutes off the bench in the 1-0 win over Wright State ... Saw her first action of the season in the 4-0 win over Kennesaw State, playing 22 minutes.

ODP: Georgia State Team (2005-10) ... 2005-10 Region III ODP Camp ... 2010 US National ODP Championships - Bronze ... 2009 Region III Champions ... 2006, 2008 & 2010 Region III Pool ... 2008 Region III Team ... 2008 ODP National Development Camp ... 2008 Costa Rica Interregional Tour ... 2007 93 Super-Y League ODP Select Team.

CLUB: Played for Campbell Chapman and GSA Phoenix Red 93 ... Six-time Georgia State Cup Champion ... 2011 Disney Showcase finalist ... 2009 & 2010 Disney Showcase Champions ... 2010 Souther Regional semifinalist ... 2009 R3PL East Champions ... 2009 Southern Regional finalist ... 2008 Disney Showcase finalist ... 2008 R3PL East runner-up ... 2008 Southern Regional quarterfinalist ... 2007 Atlanta Cup Champions ... 2007 R3PL East Champions ... 2006 CASL finalist ... 2004 & 2005 Challenge Cup Champion.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Nathan Wallace and Jerome Samuels at North Hall ... Has scored at least 20 goals in each of the last three seasons ... Region 7-AAA Champions as a freshman and sophomore ... 2009 Georgia State runner-up and 2008 quarterfinalist ... Twotime All-Region First Team (2009 & 2010) and three-time All-Area First Team (2008, 2009 & 2010) ... 2008 Offensive Player of the Year ... Also played volleyball.

PERSONAL: Tess Marie Patton ... Daughter of Chris and Jill Patton ... Major: Pre-Special Education ... Has two siblings, Drew (24) and Tayler (21) ... Father played football at Appalachian State while brother played soccer at North Georgia College.